While an ayahuasca ceremony can make a significant difference in your life, it can be daunting to prepare. Although there are many options for preparation, the majority recommend that you avoid red meat, dairy, eggs, spicy or hot spices, high-fat foods, excess oil, alcohol, sweeteners, salt and sugar for at most 3-5 days. You may be wondering why anyone would avoid such a variety of foods in preparation to taking ayahuasca. After extensive research, it was clear that there is strong scientific evidence for this diet. See ayahuascahealings.com/ayahuasca-retreats-usa-ayahuasca-church/ayahuasca-ceremony-trip-preparation/ to get more info.
Tyramine is found in large amounts in pork and other food items that are aged, pickled or smoked. Tyramine is derived form the amino acid tyrosine. It is possible to be extremely dangerous to mix MAOIs with foods high levels of tyramine. MAOIs are not prescribed by physicians as often today as they were 20 years ago. Ayahuasca is (Banisteriopsiscaapi) a mixture of at least three MAOI drugs. Consuming foods high in tyramine before an ayahuasca ritual can be dangerous. It is crucial to stop having any sexual contact for at least one weeks before the ceremony. The reason for this is that performing a ceremony takes energy and focus. Sexual activity drains the body of energy.
This diet can be challenging due to the sheer number of ingredients in foods available in American grocery stores. My preferred method of following the diet was buying fresh fish and poultry, as well as vegetables and fruits at home. I was not going to compromise my health so I kept to the diet. I did not follow the diet strictly for six days but felt a lot more cleansed. I lost about eight pounds. Also, my senses for smell and taste became more acute than before. I felt lighter, and the stiffness in my joints and sluggishness in body disappeared. This cleansing diet is simple and can do wonders to your mind. Just a few days will do it!